Do-It Corp. (South Haven, MI) has released a new brochure titled "Secrets to Successful Bottle Promotions." The 12-page, color brochure highlights various aspects of merchandising, promotions, and sales.
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VH Technologies (New York, NY) has made improvements to the Virtual Hinge(TM), making it a foolproof system. An angled cam inside the attached lid pushes the marked cap forward as it opens, eliminating the chance of a user forgetting to advance it manually.
Arrowpak's (Richmond Hill, NY) new Luxe Pump is suitable for a variety of cosmetics and personal care products such as creams and foundations. Made of SAN with a PS overcap, the screw-on pumps fit standard bottles with finishes of 18/415 and 24/410.
Baldor Electric (Ft. Smith, AR) has announced a new AC single-axis brushless servo for digital speed control or torque control applications. It incorporates auto-tuning, process control and expansion board options for easy set-up and operation.
Thermacolor(TM) is a heat-activated, color-coded thermal label from Standard Register (Dayton, OH). This patented label system generates up to five latent colors on one label, activated by a conventional thermal printer.
The EZ-Skin/Trim Combo from Zed Industries (Vandalia, OH) combines a skin packaging line with hydraulic die-cutting in one space-saving frame. The machine operates hydraulically and does not require an external air supply.
The Glass Packaging Institute (Washington, DC) has released Packaging & Marketing 2000 (P&M 2000), a 4-color periodical that offers food and beverage marketers and packagers facts and information while highlighting glass packaging innovations.
Kranson Industries (St. Louis, MO) has developed Milano Pharma Packaging, a line of dual-compartment systems for the precise mixing of two compounds in exact proportions, without spilling, contamination or consumer contact.
Ilapak's (Newtown, PA) Carrera® 3000 horizontal flowrapper uses three individually controlled servo motors for infeed, rollers and jaws. Reaches speeds to 150 products/min using a single-head; multiple-head systems are also available.